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Albert Jay Nock

Albert Jay Nock (October 13, 1870 – August 19, 1945) was an influential American libertarian author, educational theorist, and social critic of the early and middle 20th century. Murray Rothbard was deeply influenced by him, and so was the whole generation of free-market thinkers of the 1950s.

What the American Votes For

Mises DailyNovember 6, 2012
Does our attitude toward elections prove that we are politically ignorant, shiftless, irresponsible, and get no better government than we deserve?

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Drugstore Education

Mises DailyAugust 15, 2012
One cannot help remarking points of resemblance here between the newest type of educational organization and the newest type of drugstore.

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The Decline of Conversation

Mises DailyJune 15, 2012
"The most significant thing that I have noticed about conversation in America is that there is so little of it."...

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The Causes of the Revolution of 1776

Mises DailyApril 25, 2012
The colonists saw what the merchant state could do to distribute the means of economic exploitation.

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The Meaning of Education

Mises DailyApril 11, 2012
Our theory assumed that all persons are educable.

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